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California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most...

Schools plan for facial recognition system

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — A New York school district has finished installing a facial recognition system intended to spot potentially dangerous intruders, but state officials concerned about privacy say they want to know more before the...

Pretrial hearing set for Capitol Gazette shooter

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A judge has scheduled a hearing this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circui...

Video reveals fate of ‘Jeopardy!’ star

ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 3, 2019

NEW YORK — A video that circulated around the Internet on Monday showed the final minute of the Monday’s episode of “Jeopardy!” and the end of reigning champion James Holzhauer’s historic run. In the video, the prof...

Mutation against HIV raises death rate

June 3, 2019

NEW YORK — People with a DNA mutation that reduces their chance of HIV infection may die sooner, according to a study that suggests tinkering with a gene to try to fix one problem may cause others. The study found that parti...

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